Query Oracle Sales Data as a MySQL Database in Node.js

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Oracle Sales ODBC Driver

The Oracle Sales ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with live Oracle Sales data, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity.

Access Oracle Sales like you would a database - read, write, and update Leads, Contacts, Opportunities, Accounts, etc. through a standard ODBC Driver interface.



Execute MySQL queries against Oracle Sales data from Node.js.

You can use the SQL Gateway from the ODBC Driver for Oracle Sales to query Oracle Sales data through a MySQL interface. Follow the procedure below to start the MySQL remoting service of the SQL Gateway and start querying using Node.js.

Connect to Oracle Sales Data

If you have not already done so, provide values for the required connection properties in the data source name (DSN). You can use the built-in Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to configure the DSN. This is also the last step of the driver installation. See the "Getting Started" chapter in the help documentation for a guide to using the Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and configure a DSN.

Oracle Sales uses Basic authentication over SSL; after setting the following connection properties, you are ready to connect:

  • Username: Set this to the user name that you use to log into your Oracle Cloud service.
  • Password: Set this to your password.
  • HostURL: Set this to the Web address (URL) of your Oracle Cloud service.

Configure the SQL Gateway

See the SQL Gateway Overview to set up connectivity to Oracle Sales data as a virtual MySQL database. You will configure a MySQL remoting service that listens for MySQL requests from clients. The service can be configured in the SQL Gateway UI.

Query Oracle Sales from Node.js

The following example shows how to define a connection and execute queries to Oracle Sales with the mysql module. You will need the following information:

  • Host name or address, and port: The machine and port where the MySQL remoting service is listening for MySQL connections.
  • Username and password: The username and password of a user you authorized on the Users tab of the SQL Gateway.
  • Database name: The DSN you configured for the MySQL remoting service.

Connect to Oracle Sales data and start executing queries with the code below:

var mysql      = require('mysql');
var connection = mysql.createConnection({
  host     : 'localhost',
  database : 'CData OracleSalesCloud Sys',
  port	   : '3306',
  user     : 'mysql_user',
  password : 'test'
});
connection.connect();
connection.query('SELECT * FROM Opportunities', function(err, rows, fields) {
  if (err) throw err;
  console.log(rows);
});

connection.end();